Since the Sirens: Sirens of the Zombie Apocalypse, Book 1
Getting through the zombie apocalypse is hard. It's even harder when you are responsible for your 104-year-old great grandmother. Liam has no interest in the responsibility of caring for her, but he also doesn't want to be the kid that pushes the old lady to her death. He decides the only honorable course of action is the dangerous one--get her to safety.
A plague has been unleashed upon your city. The dead are knocking at your door. What do you do?
Liam is a typical fifteen-year-old high school student. By an unfortunate coincidence he is forced to spend the summer, alone, with his 104-year-old great grandmother at the very moment history ends.
He normally spends as much time as possible at the local library playing online games on the public computers. Anything to get away from the old lady. However, when the zombies arrive, the calculus of their relationship is changed. Now, he is forced to either hunker down in the safety of her home, run out on his own and ditch her, or try to get both of them to the safety of the suburbs. He doesn't relish the challenge, but admits he couldn't leave her to die. Dying in place doesn't appeal to him either.
Their journey out of the city takes them in many directions, both because the zombies are everywhere and because the city itself is spinning out of control. Zombies are only one part of the problem of survival when civilization begins to crumble.
In the end, Liam learns why there are no atheists in foxholes.
Books by E.E. Isherwood
Elle is a typical doomsday bunker teenager, at least until she finds a crumbling section of tunnel and discovers a big lie about her world. She craves freedom, even if it means going into the plague-ravaged wasteland outside her home. But once there, she discovers the true threat to her people, and her own future, lies coiled inside the dark tunnels she left behind.
Perth Hopkins was whisked away from the safety of the pony pastures and promised an exciting life on the interstate--where fast cars and post-apocalyptic danger create a high octane mixture. Things are made worse when Perth realizes Jo's destination has nothing to do with a standard courier route, but is somewhere far more lucrative, and possibly suicidal. Once inside the car and on the highway, there is nothing she can do but watch...
Perth Hopkins survived the nuclear fires, but life is tough for the survivors. She drives as a courier on the high-speed highways of Kansas. Torn by the losses she suffered during the war, and excited by the prospect of growing into her own woman, she tries to look forward. When one of the more experienced drivers arrives to help her at a critical time, she finally sees how she might move up to faster cars, and more danger.
Grandma Marty has been taken by those looking to solve the zombie plague. Unfortunately, they've taken every elderly person in the whole city, too. Liam and Victoria take it upon themselves to rescue her. To do so, they have to go back to the one place they'd just spent a week escaping: St. Louis.
Liam and Grandma Marty have reached the relative safety of the suburbs, but new challenges arise. A nearby town has constructed blockades to keep "city folk" from reaching safety over the river, but nothing can stop the horde of zombies behind them. Not the military. Not the armed citizens. And certainly not a 15-year-old boy and his great grandma.
Liam and Victoria get Grandma Marty to the relative safety of Cairo, Illinois. The town has a unique geography in the Midwest: it's surrounded by the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers on three sides. It gives the trio a chance to rest. The next leg of their journey will take them into the heart of the Zombie Apocalypse as they travel back to St. Louis, and learn exactly where the zombie plague is going to take humanity.
Liam's journey through the Zombie Apocalypse continues. As the zombies break the world, the US Government remains strong, and tries to keep itself together. Like Liam, it also seeks to assign blame for the zombie plague, and it points the finger at anti-government Patriots, dubbed Polar Bears. Liam was told one version of the truth, but in a world where the press is gone, can the truth ever be shared with the survivors? Would they care?